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Aromatic Compounds

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If the compound shown below was reacted with nitric acid in the presence of sulfuric acid, which of the following is the major product?

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A A para substituted product
B A meta substituted product
C An ortho substituted product
D No net reaction occurs
Ans. B The -CHO group present in the ring is best described as a meta-directing group. So the most likely position of substitution is the meta position.

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